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Brothers

Series Summary
Mike Trainor is living the good life in New York. Handsome, wealthy, and recently retired from the NFL, he seems to have it all. But a phone call from his mother sends him flying back to his hometown of Houston, where he finds that a car accident has left his brother, Chill, in a wheelchair, struggling to keep his restaurant open. When she learns that Mike's manager absconded with all of Mike's hard-earned money, Mike's scheming mother is determined to keep Mike in Houston to help save Chill's restaurant and bring her family back together again.

Air Dates: 2009 - 2010

Genres: Sitcom

Network: FOX

  • Season 1, Ep. 13 : Follow the Story Dec 27, 2009

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    A writer from a sports magazine comes to town to do a story about Mike; Coach's superstitious behavior frustrates Adele.

  • Season 1, Ep. 12 : Girls Girls Girls Dec 27, 2009

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    Adele sets Chill up with a social worker from her school; Coach tries to be more romantic; Adele's coworker likes Mike.

  • Season 1, Ep. 11 : Christmas Dec 13, 2009

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    Lenny shows up at Trainor's after his wife goes on a trip to Mexico; Adele gets ready for Christmas with the family.

  • Season 1, Ep. 10 : Snoop Returns Dec 13, 2009

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    With the help of Cousin Kenny's (Snoop Dogg) legal aid, Coach's brother is released from jail and arrives at the Trainors' home; Mike makes a play for a waitress.

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Week in the Chair Nov 22, 2009

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    When Mike tries to spend a week in a wheelchair to win a bet he made with Chill, he makes some surprising discoveries.

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  • I suppose you could say that the show has admiral goals--to pay homage to the art of the insult, and to break new ground in paralysis humor--but it's uncomfortable to watch show more

  • Brothers starts with a noble idea: Bring two estranged adult brothers together by forcing them to live in their parents' house again. It just doesn't quite achieve either poignance or real comedy. show more

  • Everybody in Brothers is funny, but the unquestioned star of the show is Pounder, a rapturous mix of menace and guile in the struggle to keep her men in line. show more

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